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Madame Zingara's

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7 Orphan Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 86 162 3263
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I quote from their website: Please be advised that our last show took place on the 30th January 2016 at Montecasino in Fourways. We are taking a break from dinner theatre and as such have no schedules for future shows at the moment. Thank you to each and every one of you who played a part in the magic of... More 

Thank Jose_NL
Bellville, South Africa
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Super entertaining - super fun - super service and great food! A fun time filled with laughs and an unforgettable show!

Thank YvetteGoussard
Cape Town, South Africa
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome birthday treat by my wife here. The welcome was really nice and our waiter very courteous. The food was really good, only criticism would be that the moroccon lamb and leg of lamb was a bit tough. Other than that it was amazing. We had the stuffed mussels as a starter and that was probably better then... More 

Thank Kyle M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Oh how yummy. Excellent beyond anything I've ever had. Excellent service, meals, fast friendly service. I cannot get enough of this place.

2 Thank fwk1973
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

First of all this is the first time I am doing a review, we have been to Madame Zingara 4 time over the past 4. The first three where really great but I am upset with the service received at the last visit in Jan on the 23. When we where there we had a waiter who got upset with... More 

Thank ShannonGi
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Quite the most spectacular dining experience you could ever hope to have. Extraordinary, bewildering, absorbing.. you can't express through the right adjectives just how entertaining it is. But only do it once as nothing will beat the surprise it takes you by. Seriously weird and wonderful. 😀

1 Thank Roger S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Having been to MZ 3 times in the past and thoroughly enjoying it I was really looking forward to this years show at Monte. Sadly it did not live up to the expectation. Disappointing compared to previous years and definitely watered down. We were not offered the promised welcome drinks/canapes, the table decor was bland and boring, three bread rolls... More 

1 Thank RPaddy2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Me and my family do Madame Zingaras once a year and it is just amazing you get to have amazing food and watch a great show full of laughter and acrobatic amazement. The best thing on the menu is there chocolate cilli fillet it's truly out of this world. A must go place if you in Jhb, Cpt, Durban it... More 

1 Thank mariusb433
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Disappointing compared to the previous two shows. The food was okay, the service not that great, the drag queens' foul language distasteful, almost embarrassing and the acts boring. Despite paying the full ticket prices we were charged an extra R80.00 cover charge on the final bill and then was expected to pay an additional tip to the waiter? Would not... More 

Thank Dejagerkies
Gauteng, South Africa
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

We went to the Madame Zingara this past Saturday(5th Dec 2015) in Jhb, Monte casino. I had kept it as a surprise for my fiancé for months expecting the amazing show it used to be. But Sadly, it was such a disappointment. There was just way too much average singing and blank spaces during the show. There were hardly any... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
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Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Orphan Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 86 162 3263

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?